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Nov 12, 2012 8:00pm EST
recipients. and then general richard myers. then paula broadwell, the co- author of a book by david petraeus. petraeus resigned on friday after news of an extramarital affair with broadwell. >> i am proud and honored to introduce two individuals. he is a former staff sergeant of the united states army. he is the first living person to receive the armed forces medal of honor for actions that occurred after the and vietnam war perry dead -- be it now war. the major general was awarded the united states highest military decoration for heroic actions in 1968 during the vietnam war. he served on active duty in the marine corps over 33 years before returning in 1995. his last assignment was in new orleans, louisiana. his decorations include the medal of honor, silver star medal, a bronze star medal, the purple heart, and able accommodation nettle. i now present to you the staff sergeant and the major general. >> the start of this in 2006. jerry served at hotels and conference centers in new york and northern virginia. while serving as general manager as a resort in leesburg, he founded the nationa
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
, david petraeus, that is where we want to begin with you this morning. we want to hear your thoughts on the abrupt departure of america's top spy and when congress should have been informed of the probe on the cia director. give us a call -- host: you can also catch up with us on all of your favorite social media sites, twitter, facebook, an e-mail. a very good morning to you. we want to take you right to the story that is leading the major papers this morning, the resignation and fallout over the cia director, david petraeus. the timeline shows that the fbi discovered the affair in summer. high-level officials and the justice department were notified in late summer that fbi agents had uncovered what appeared to be an extramarital affair involving the director of the agency. law enforcement officials did not notify anyone outside the fbi or justice department until last week because the investigation was incomplete and there were initial concerns about possible security breaches. host: another story from "the washington post" this morning. the headline, "probe of the petraeus investi
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
how intelligence community is being affected by the resignation of david petraeus as head of the c.i.a. then former senator evan bayh on the fiscal cliff. then senior editor of foreign policy magazine will be on. ♪ host: good morning, welcome to "washington journal." the fbi investigation that led to the resignation of general david petraeus has expanded to general john allen. the impact of all this on the intelligence community and national security will be part of several hearings on capitol hill later this week. lawmakers return to washington today amid a shake-up of the president obama national security team, facing the looming issue of the so-called fiscal cliff. that is where we want to begin today this morning. president obama will meet later on with labor leaders who are insisting that the president not compromise on cuts to medicare and social security. what is your take on this? avoiding this -- avoiding the fiscal cliff? host: remember, you can send us a clear message, post your comments on facebook, or send us an e-mail, journal@c-span.org. courtesy of the newseum, wa
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 12:35am EST
bachmann? herman cain? david petraeus as did not kerryo president bush, run -- david petraeus did not run. we will talk about him later. host: back in 1984 -- guest: the republican party in california is a mirror of the party, and a sense that they lost track of where the country was moving. it was their extreme right wing philosophy and policies which do not match. host: why is that a mirror image of what we are dealing with today? guest: we have had a hard time convincing latinos to register and to vote. an anti-immigration initiative on the ballot. they registered, and now they are a power in california, as they are in other states. you go out and you oppose the dream backact. -- opposed the dream act -- mitt romney saying people should self-deport, sell their house and go back to mexico? you cannot win latino votes when you make war against them. host: one supporting mitt romney in this election said they need to go after hispanic support in 2016. guest: i once thought that man you mentioned was one of the rising stars. when he left the party, i did not buy his reasons for doing so. i
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
, about social movements. then your reaction to david petraeus' resignation. host: a good morning to you. over the resignation of the cia director, david petraeus, that is where we want to begin with you this morning. we want to hear your thoughts on the abrupt departure of america's top spy and when congress should have been informed of the probe on the cia director. law enforcement officials did not notify anyone outside the fbi or justice department until last week because the investigation was incomplete and there were initial concerns about possible security breaches. host: another story from "the washington post" this morning. the headline, "probe of the petraeus investigation." we want to take you to one of those lawmakers now, congressman peter king, he was on "state of the union" this week, expressing concerns over when the fbi, the white house, and members of congress knew about the investigation. [video clip] >> i have questions about the whole matter. how to the fbi have been investigating it for this long? and if the general was involved, to me, if it was, the fbi director h
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 1:00am EST
? >> that is putting substance to the makings of david petraeus. >> those are all good questions and thoughts. to pontificate. i want to talk about the rule of law and this is one issue that brigadier-general mark martin was responsible for inraq in helping to galvanize in afghanistan. if you read the buckweed tree some of his efforts to show how very difficult it is and frankly, everyone who is involved said it would take a generation to change the culture there and to teach them our ways and is it right to teach them our ways? when you look at the competition with the taliban and sharia law and settling disputes, whether it is by cutting someone's hands off for stealing something, the government cannot do it, we have to start somewhere. martin said of this rule of law force and he went out to each of the -- down to the district level to set up the training teams that would teach the district level afghan officials how to do speedy justice. their system is archaic. they're taking notes, pen and paper. they do not have a computer to share files on at a local level. there is a long way to go.
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 8:00pm EST
this briefing, news also broke that cia director david petraeus had resigned due to an extramarital affair. surely after this, president obama released a statement accepting his resignation. this briefing is just under one hour. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. welcome back to the white house briefing room. it is a pleasure to be back. we have not done this too often of late since we have all been traveling. i want to thank all of you who traveled with us over these past several weeks and months. i know that sometimes grueling. it was certainly part of a remarkable process. just a reminder of the greatness of the country in which we live. before i take your questions, let me give you this announcement. next thursday, the president will travel to new york to the recovery efforts, meet with affected families and local officials, and the brave first responders that have worked tirelessly to protect communities following hurricane sandy. more details about the trip will be announced when they are available. the new york area. earlier today, the president convened a call with homeland s
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
twitter this morning -- host: here is a timeline of the events leading up to david petraeus'investigation last friday. from "usa today," a report that a woman has been harassed in a series of emails -- host: members of congress are still coming to grips with this decision, some of whom appeared on the sunday talk shows. i want to take you to diane feinstein, from the senate intelligence committee, on "fox news sunday." [video clip] >> we had no advance notice. it was like a lightning bolt. i came back to washington on thursday night. friday morning the staff director told me that there were a number of calls in the press about this. i called david petraeus. as a matter of fact, i had an appointment with him at 3:00 that afternoon. it was canceled. when these questions came up, obviously at took the action myself to try to find out. and then i informed my vice- chairman and i talked to the director twice. this is very hard stuff. host: we are getting your thoughts on the fallout from that announcement. billy, lady lake, florida. caller: good morning. it is a real mixed bag of
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2012 10:00am EST
's the "baltimore sun," tribune washington bureau reporting. the scandal that forced david petraeus to resign has diverted attention from another problem for the c.i.a. why the agency failed to anticipate or repel the september 11 attack in benghazi, libya. house and senate committees are holding closed hearings this week to exam why security arrangements were so inadequate and why the obama administration offered to shift public response. here's what president obama had to say. this is his press conference in the white house. >> let me say specifically about susan rice, she has done exemplary work. she has represented the united states and our interest in the united nations with skill and professionalism and toughness and grace. as i have said before, she made an appearance at the request of the white house in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had no
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 1:00pm EST
david petraeus, director of the c.i.a. the national journal reports that michael morel, the acting director of the c.i.a., was at capitol hill early this afternoon. he's been there, at least one stop involved visiting minority leader nancy pelosi. mr. morel will testify later this week as both the house and senate intelligence committees hold hearings on the benghazi attack. both the house and senate are gaveling in in about 12 minutes or so. the u.s. house coming in at 2:00. four items on their agenda this afternoon. they will gavel back out shortly thereafter. we expect them back at about 4:30 or so. a number of new members will be sworn in. we'll have live coverage. the senate meanwhile comes in this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. as well. they take up a bill dealing with hunting and fishing on federal lands. we'll have live coverage of the senate on c-span2. also coming up this afternoon, a number of house -- new house members, democratic members will be meeting with reporters and also nancy pelosi will be at that briefing, as will the head of the d triple c, chairman johns for the hou
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 2:00pm EST
was at the white house earlier today, and david petraeus has resigned his post due to an extramarital affair. president obama may released a statement about it today. jay carney also answering and number of questions related to the remarks about the nation earlier on some of the economic issues facing the nation. house speaker john boehner responded to the announcement. he said in his statement -- senate minority leader mitch mcconnell has also released a statement, and here is a portion. >> if there is a mandate in yesterday's results, it is a mandate for us to find in a way to get it to work. in the weeks and months ahead, we face a series of tremendous challenges and great opportunity. >> the american people want us to work together. democrats want us to work together. republicans want us to work together to in bank they want a balanced approach. >> the newly elected congress starts work in january but the current congress still has work to do in the lame duck session. work is expected on the impending fiscal cliff. follow all of the floor debates starting tuesday with live house coverage
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
millions of barrels of crude oil into the gulf of mexico over 87 days. more on david petraeus from defense secretary leon panetta. in remarks earlier from thailand, he says he still has confidence in general john allen, the general commanding forces in afghanistan, even though he has been drawn into the scandal surrounding former director petraeus. he goes on to say that he knows of no one else implicated in the scandal. the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff also expressed support for general john allen. the armed services committee meets this marcan on the nomination of -- this morning on the nomination for the man replacing general john allen. those are some of the headlines this morning. >> the discussion of the assassination has been dominated by two schools of thought, or if you will, two fates, and i will briefly describe each of them and how they approach the evidence in the case. to begin with, there is the church of the lone assassin, who insist both of wald and ruby were essentially loan not to murdered john kennedy and lee harvey oswald respectively for their own reasons. on
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
the resignation yesterday of c.i.a. director, general david petraeus. the general cited an extramarital affair in explaining the reason why he was resigning. josh gerstein, thanks for being on the "washington journal" this morning. guest: happy to do it. take care. host: we're now going to continue our discussion regarding the president's claims that the election gives him a mandate on taxing the rich. in the "baltimore sun," the headline, "obama opens to compromise." host: we're going to continue our discussion regarding the president's claims that the election gives him a mandate on tacking the rich. jay is calling from louisville, kentucky. jay is making under $50,000 a year. jay, you're on the "washington journal." thanks for waiting. caller: yes, i think if it's going to be risen, it should be for everybody, not just the wealthy. host: so you would say that it would be ok for the president to raise your taxes as well? caller: well, i won't like it, but i don't think only the upper income should have to do t. he didn't have a mandate with 31%, and his compromise means for everybody. host:
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 7:00am EST
and the david petraeus. at noon, nbc's "meet the press." new york democratic senator chuck schumer, oklahoma republican tom coburn, and texas democratic rep elect, walking the castro. -- joaquin castro. saxby chambliss. at 2, chris wallace will be talking with senate intelligence chaired dianne feinstein and kent conrad and. and toms van hollenbec price. at 3, candy crowley will speak with jerry brown and former utah governor and former republican presidential candidate jon huntsman. carlos guitierrez. at 4, bob schieffer hosts cbs's "face the nation," with david axelrod, south carolina republican senator lindsay graham. at noon starting on 90.1 in the d.c. area, sirius xm 119. you can also hear us on our free app for your iphone, android, and blackberry. brought to you as a public service by the networks and by c-span radio. >> i need some help over here. >> he just rolled himself out. >> he was issued this today. he has taken 10. "that's ridiculous. >> at some point, he could stop breathing from too much of narcotics and we will be doing cpr. >> where is sergeant robert yates today? >> we
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
that led to the removal of general david petraeus. that is at 9:30 a.m. eastern and we'll have it live on c-span3. >> he was vice president for 82 days. being truman, he presided over the senate. nowadays the vice president doesn't bother with that unless his vote is need. he said that's my job. truman never learned anything from f.d.r. or his staff. it was a transition with zero knowledge that doesn't happen anymore. got a phone call, from the white house, get to the phone right away and so he picked up the phone and at the other end they said, get to the white house as soon as you can. so he grabbed his hat and dashed out and he had a car, of course, they gave him a chauffeur when he became vice president. went to the white house was met, taken upstairs to the second floor, which was the family floor. was met by eleanor roosevelt and he looked up and she said, harry, the president is dead. and you know, he was in total shock. and he said, what can i do for you? and she said, harry, what can we do for you? you're in trouble now. >> from his early life through his presidency, aida donald lo
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2012 1:00am EST
that the general petroleos was david petraeus was having an affair. if the new and he did not tell, should holder resign? >> should of reside along time ago. choose the incompetents or the complete neglect and the duty during his administration. if you think about it, i do not know what his duty is to tell the united states president what he knows, but he has a duty to tell the intelligence committee what he knows about issues like this. and he failed to do that. i think the key to this is going to be the chairwoman of the intelligence committee in the senate. she is not happy. and i know the media as done a good job of ignoring every question we have asked about eric holder. but i think when she starts asking questions, they were going to get the bottom of what is happening over here. and i actually expect her to do her oversight job in the senate, just like we will do here in the house. >> why is mitt romney and paul ryan -- why did they lose and the republicans lost seats in the house and senate? what do think the republican party needs to do to make sure it doesn't happen again? >> can you id
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 2:00am EST
with her husband, she has to work that out. i do not think that should district david petraeus's career. we have not seen any breach of national security, alleged even. no criminal charges are going to be fired. it is not like he was sleeping with a russian spy. i am sorry to see it happen. host: go ahead don. caller: thank you for taking my call. mr. press have you a right to your own facts but not to your own facts. and you made a statement that white demographic were the only fifthone president obama won. -- mitt romney. guest: give me one. caller: exit polls. host: these are based on the exit poles 55% for the president 44% for mitt romney among meals 52% and ob 49% among blacks hispanics and asians 49% or barack obama 59% or mitt romney. guest: i'm looking at the "new york post" has a full page with every demographic i was interested to see the catholic vote barack obama got 25% of the catholic vote. i went through the entire thing and may i say you are dead wrong. caller: i'm going by exit polls and that's the only way "the washington post" can do it is by exit polls. you oh an apolog
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